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, Upsala
a city in E central Sweden: the royal headquarters in the 13th century; Gothic cathedral (the largest in Sweden) and Sweden's oldest university (1477). Pop.: 182 124 (2004 est.)
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a glacier in the Patagonian Andes. Upsala is 60 km long and up to 8 km wide. With an area of 250 sq km, it is the largest glacier in the Andes. Upsala descends southward from the Southern Patagonian ice field into the northern arm of Lake Argentine.

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